23 Apr '12, 8pm

Mothers Challenge a Trace Contaminant in Tide: Although the federal government has not set maximum permissible l...

Mothers Challenge a Trace Contaminant in Tide: Although the federal government has not set maximum permissible l...

Mothers Challenge a Trace Contaminant in Tide By ANDREW MARTIN In their quest to rid cleaning products of toxic chemicals, consumer advocates have now set their sights on Tide, the best-selling laundry detergent. Procter & Gamble Last fall, the environmental group Women’s Voices for the Earth commissioned laboratory tests on 20 cleaning products and found what it described as problematic levels of 1,4 dioxane , a solvent, in Tide Free & Gentle (fragrance free) and Tide Original Scent , said Erin Switalksi, the group’s executive director. Smaller amounts of the chemical were found in Bounce Free & Sensitive (fragrance free), dryer sheets that are used to reduce static. Small amounts of 1,4 dioxane are formed during the manufacturer of detergents, shampoos and certain drugs. The Environmental Protection Agency considers the chemical a probable carcinogen . Ms. Switalski said...

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